Which seaside town has the highest house prices?

Which seaside town has the highest house prices?Which British seaside holiday resort has the highest house prices? The usual answer people give is Sandbanks near Poole, regularly dubbed ‘millionaires row’. But new research shows Sandbanks has dropped to second place, with Salcombe in Devon now the most expensive seaside town. According to the Halifax house prices in seaside towns have risen by an average of 42% since 2004; equivalent to £500 per month. The average seaside home in Great Britain is now worth £196,826, well above the national average. The research shows that ...

Halifax House Price Index: Large rise in January, but “constraints” on prices loom

HalifaxThe latest figures from the Halifax, show house prices rose by 1.1% in January and are 7.3% higher than the same time last year. Are you looking for mortgage advice?...

House prices set to rise further, but no bubble yet

House prices set to rise further, but no bubble yet House prices are set to continue to rise in 2014, but there is no ‘bubble’ yet, according to a report from the UK’s largest mortgage lender. In its forecast for 2014, the Halifax has said house prices will rise by 4% - 8% during 2014, whilst it expects Bank base rate to remain at 0.5% for the rest of the year. Supported by an improving economy and low interest rates, the bank ...

Housing & mortgage round up: Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraud

Halifax house prices figures and a rise in mortgage fraudIn a week dominated by the Autumn Statement it’s been pretty quiet on the housing front, although we can bring you the latest Halifax house price figures and also news of a worrying rise in the level of mortgage fraud. Latest Halifax house price survey: A stable or stagnant market? Last week we had figures from the Nationwide, this week it’s the turn of the Halifax to release their house price data for November. According ...